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Local student Austin Pyrtle in C-SC's 2015 Guest Artist Production PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Heidi Lanier   
Thursday, 12 February 2015 15:35

CANTON, MO (02/12/2015)(readMedia)-- The great stage classic "Of Mice and Men" was selected for the 2015 Guest Artist Production at Culver-Stockton College. This adaption of John Steinbeck's moving study of friendship and responsibility in the face of tragedy earned the New York Drama Critics' Circle award for Best Play in 1938. Dr. Haidee Heaton, associate professor of theatre, directs the production with set design by S. Kent Miller, professor of theatre. The guest artist to star alongside students this year is Patrick Parsons. Parsons is a 2011 graduate of Culver-Stockton College. He currently lives and works in New York City.

Austin Pyrtle, freshman musical theatre major from Davenport, Iowa, was cast as Carlson.

This production runs from Thursday, Feb. 12 to Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., in the Alexander Campbell Auditorium, located in the Robert W. Brown Performing Arts Center on campus. Performing Arts productions are part of C-SC Academic and Cultural Events programing. For ticket information, call the Fine and Literary Arts Office at 573-288-6346.

Culver-Stockton College, located in Canton, Mo., is a four-year residential institution in affiliation with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). C-SC specializes in experiential education and is one of only two colleges in the nation to offer the 12/3 semester calendar, where the typical 15 week semester is divided into two terms, a 12-week term and a 3-week term.

 
Give Your Sweetie Tickets to a Show at the Adler PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Melissa Shore   
Thursday, 12 February 2015 12:41

Thurs., March 19, 7:30 p.m.
Little Big Town
The Pain Killer Tour

Since PAIN KILLER’S release, the sixth studio album from the group has seen rave reviews and has made both Billboard and Rolling Stone’s “Best Country Album of 2014” lists as well as “iTunes Best of 2014” list for “Country Album of the Year.”  The band also just received a nomination for the 2015 GRAMMY Awards for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for “Day Drinking.”

Thurs., April 2, 7:30 p.m.
ZZ Top

Billy F. Gibbons, Frank Beard and Dusty Hill have been touring and recording for 44 years. Their unique hybrid of dirty blues and hard rock, incorporating new sounds and technology, earned them induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004. Come hear all of their famous hits performed live!

Tues., April 21 - Sun., April 26.
Jersey Boys
Broadway at the Adler Theatre
Presented by Lexus of Quad Cities

Jersey Boys is the story of how four blue-collar kids become one of the greatest successes in pop music history.  They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were 30!  JERSEY BOYS, winner of the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album and most recently, the 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, features their hit songs “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.”

Martina McBride

Shen Yun

Little Big Town

Brit Floyd

Alton Brown Live!

The Sing Off Live!

ZZ Top

Jersey Boys

Chuggington Live!

The Perfect Group Outing!


Looking to spend time with 10, 20 or 50 of your friends and family? Going to a show is a perfect outing for team building at work, family reunions, friends' night out and more!

Groups of ten or more receive a discount to Broadway Shows at the Adler Theatre.

GROUP SALES
Melissa Shore
563-326-8526
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Little Red Riding Hood: Opens this weekend! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Davenport Junior Theatre   
Thursday, 12 February 2015 12:00
"My, what sharp teeth you have!"
Davenport Parks and Recreation's Junior Theatre kicks off another great show!! Join the mischievous Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf for a new twist on this timeless classic. The Wolf pleads his case as to why he is the biggest baddest wolf around, while Little Red learns what it is to grow up and the true value of family.
written by Roger Pavey, Sr.
Based on the original story by Brother's Grimm
$6.00 for Kids, $8.00 for Adults,
tickets sold at the door
Saturday,February 14th : 1pm & 4pm
Sunday, February 15th : 3pm
Saturday, February 21st : 1pm & 4pm
Sunday, February 22nd : 3pm
Davenport Junior Theatre
Theatre for kids, by kids!

 
Branstad, First Lady, Reynolds, students unite for campaign to end bullying in Iowa PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Office of the Governor of the State of Iowa   
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 12:37
(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad, First Lady Chris Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today rallied with over 100 Iowa students at the Iowa State Capitol to call for passage of the Bully Free Iowa Act of 2015. The students and Sioux City School District Superintendent Dr. Paul Gausman joined the governor and lt. governor for a statehouse press conference, launched a new Bully Free Iowa web video and were scheduled to meet with legislators on the important issue of bullying in schools. The full Bully Free Iowa Act of 2015 can be read here.
“Every Iowa child deserves a safe and respectful learning environment. Together we can send a strong message to our children that bullying – whether it is in the school yard or on social media – is unacceptable,” said Branstad. “The time to act is now, and let’s act while students are still in school to send a message that their voices were heard.”
“As a mother and grandmother, it troubles me to know that students are being bullied in Iowa schools and action hasn’t been taken to prevent it,” said First Lady Chris Branstad. “I was touched by the stories of Iowa students and teachers as we traveled the state on the anti-bullying listening tour. It is my hope that this is the year that we stand up to the bully and pass meaningful anti-bullying legislation in Iowa.”
“Ensuring that Iowa students have access to a world-class education has been a priority of our administration since taking office,” said Reynolds. “But if we are to continue to work to improve our schools, we must also act to provide a safe and secure learning environment that is free of bullying. Let’s work together to give educators, students and school districts the tools to better address bulling in Iowa schools.”

 
THE WELLS FARGO FOUNDATION AWARDS GRANT TO CHURCHES UNITED PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Rhonda Johnson   
Monday, 09 February 2015 11:34

Churches United of the Quad City Area has received a $500.00 grant from The Wells Fargo Foundation. This award supports the direct services that Churches United provides in the Quad City Area.

Churches United operates 26 food pantries and 3 hot meal sites in the Quad Cities, and Winnie’s Place, a shelter serving women (and their children) who are homeless and/or victims of domestic violence. The success of these services is due, in large part, to the generosity of organizations such as The Wells Fargo Foundation.

Churches United has a 54-year history of reaching out to our community. Its 134 member churches represent 50,000 people from the Quad City Area. For information about services offered, or ways to support Churches United, call 563-332-5002, or visit our website at www.CUQCA.org.

 

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